Industrial engineering and management builds bridges between technology and business to create value and productivity for organizations in today’s global business environment.

Combining mathematical and technical problem-solving with leadership and process management helps organizations make better decisions. Industrial engineering and management as a profession focuses on the production processes of organizations aiming to improve their performance and operations sustainably. The growing demand for the business renewal requires business-oriented engineers with dynamic capabilities and an ambition for continuous self-development.

The Bachelor’s Program in Industrial Engineering and Management provides you essential knowledge and capabilities to become an expert in combining business and technology. The program increases your understanding of organization’s business, operations, and personnel in a contemporary business environment. The program will also provide you know-how on industrial production processes, their development and challenges.

The Bachelor’s Program in Industrial Engineering and Management responds to the growing need to educate experts with capabilities to renew and develop contemporary industrial organizations sustainably. The aim of the program is to educate graduates who can apply technical problem-solving skills in analyzing and developing business operations in digitizing industry environments.

Completing the Bachelor’s Program in Industrial Engineering and Management grants you the right to continue your studies directly in the following Master’s programs at LUT University:

Semester starts

Autumn 2024

Degree info

  • Bachelor of Science in Technology
  • 3 academic years / 180 ECTS
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Tuition fee: 9 500€ per academic year
  • Campus: Lahti

Edunation application period

Rolling Admission:

The Bachelor’s Program in Industrial Engineering and Management is a three-year program. By completing it, you will receive the degree of Bachelor’s of Science in Technology, B.Sc. (Tech.), which is 180 ECTS credits.

The program covers multidisciplinary topics of industrial management, such as innovation management, performance management, product and service development, entrepreneurship, business analytics, and modern finance, enhanced by communication, language and engineering studies.

Your specialization studies will start in your second academic year and will relate, for example, to the principles of innovation and technology management and analyzing different operation models to solve current sustainability challenges.

  • The program includes general, intermediate specialization, industry internship, language and elective studies as well as a Bachelor’s thesis at the end of the studies.
  • General studies (60 ECTS credits) include courses on industrial engineering, industrial economy, mathematics, physics, software engineering, project management, digital modelling, languages and communication.
  • Intermediate specialization studies (80–90 ECTS credits) include courses on innovation management, industrial production processes, product and service development, performance management, entrepreneurship, networks and ecosystems, business analytics, supply chain management, marketing.
  • Minor studies (20–24 ECTS credits) include courses on software engineering and energy economics.
  • Elective studies (0–10 ECTS credits)
  • Bachelor’s thesis (10 ECTS credits)

After graduating from the Bachelor’s Program in Industrial Engineering and Management, you will be able to build a career in different industrial or public organizations as an industrial engineer, investment analyst, supply chain analyst, quality engineer, or project manager.

The skills and competencies you will obtain during the program are in high demand in organizations, which will help you to find employment in the field you want.

Due to the entrepreneurship studies in the program, you will also be well equipped to start your own business and become an entrepreneur.

The program is executed in close collaboration with industrial organizations, which enables you to interact and work in real-life project environments during your studies. This collaboration also provides you great opportunities to get traineeships and work.

If you want to continue in the academic field, the Bachelor’s degree also gives you a direct route to further studies in Master’s program in industrial engineering and management.

The admission requirements for the program can found on the university page.

Further information about the tuition fee and available scholarships for the program can found on the university page.


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